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Syrian Rebels Break With Group Over Qaeda Wing Alliance

Social Media Jihad: Cheerleading al Qaeda's new 'Islamic State'

Al Qaeda in Iraq, Al Nusrah Front emerge as rebranded single entity

Islamic-State-of-Iraq-and-the-Levant-Banner.jpgAl Qaeda in Iraq's emir announced a new brand for his organization's efforts in Iraq and Syria: the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant." The name replaces all previous names used by the group, including the Al Nusrah Front in Syria, which was a creation of AQI.

Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber kills 24 at election rally

Al Qaeda in Iraq leader's fate highlighted in Facebook postings

Jihadist social media sites are asking supporters to pray for Abdullah Azzam al Qahtani, an al Qaeda in Iraq leader who admittedly proposed an attack against the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Al Qahtani, the sites say, was scheduled to be executed inside Iraq this week.

Al Nusrah Front overruns Syrian Army tank position

What the Iraq war taught me about Syria

Al Nusrah Front, allies seize border area across the Golan Heights

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria teamed up with several rebel groups to overrun an air force base and several checkpoints in Dara'a province. The operation put Al Nusrah and its allies in effective control of an area that borders both Israel and Jordan.

Al Nusrah Front, allies impose sharia in Aleppo

Al Qaeda in Iraq claims attacks in Baghdad

Al Nusrah Front suicide bombers attack bridge, base in Homs

Sectarian Strains Pit Some Iraqis Against Their Own Leaders

Syrian government accuses rebels of launching chemical attack

The use of chemical weapons has yet to be confirmed. Sixteen Syrian soldiers are said to be among the 26 people killed in the purported chemical attack.

Al Qaeda in Iraq claims 'storming' operation in Baghdad

The Iraqi terror group said the attack was part of its "Destroying the Walls" campaign, which was announced by the group's emir, Abu Du'a, last year.

CIA begins sizing up Islamic extremists in Syria for drone strikes

Al Qaeda in Iraq launches suicide assault in Baghdad

Al Nusrah Front poised to take over last major city on Euphrates River

The al Qaeda affiliate continues to push back government forces in Deir al Zour, and the group has also established the Sharia Committee for the Eastern Region to govern areas under its control.

Al Qaeda in Iraq claims ambush that killed Syrian, Iraqi troops

The Iraqi terror group said it killed the Syrian and Iraqi soldiers just one day after its affiliate, the Al Nusrah Front, seized a border crossing in Syria.

Al Nusrah Front seizes control of Syrian city of Raqqah

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria teamed up with the jihadist Ahrar al Sham Brigade to take control of the provincial capital. The jihadist alliance effectively controls most the Euphrates River Valley in Syria all the way to the Iraqi border. The Al Nusrah Front also carried out two suicide attacks in Homs.

Al Nusrah Front claims 2 suicide attacks in Damascus